Find Out What's Playing at GPAC

To learn more about all of the upcoming performances at Garner Performing Arts Center, visit GPAC's What's Playing page.

Next Friday Family Flick on May 27

The next Friday Family Flicks event at Lake Benson Park (921 Buffaloe Road) is May 27 at 8:30 p.m. The free movie is "The Peanuts Movie." Residents and non-residents can also camp out overnight at the park on that evening. Register for camping at THIS LINK or call parks staff at (919) 661-6982. (No registration is necessary for the movie.)

Memorial Day Service to be Held at Veterans Memorial

Garner's annual Memorial Day observance will be held Monday, May 30 at 1:30 p.m. at the Garner Veterans Memorial in Lake Benson Park (921 Buffaloe Road). The event is free, and the public is welcome.

Downtown Sounds Coming to GPAC Back Lawn June 5

The Downtown Sounds music/food truck festival comes to the back lawn of Garner Performing Arts Center on Sunday, June 5 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Music acts are Swivel Hip and Liquid Pleasure. Food trucks include Ty's All Natural, Baozi, Captain Pancho's, King's Authentic Philly Cheesesteaks, Virgil's Jamaica, Two Roosters Ice Cream and Sweet Stacey Cakes. Local brewers Deep River and Double Barley also will be on hand. Learn more at the event's Facebook page and

Garner to Hold Annual Independence Day Celebration

The Town of Garner's annual Independence Day Celebration will be held on July 3 at Lake Benson Park (921 Buffaloe Road). The free event features a performance by the North Carolina Symphony and a terrific fireworks display. Gates open at 5 p.m. More details will be provided on the homepage of